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1. 2018-03-03 Slovakia journalist murder: Seven suspects released by police Slovakia
C. 2017-10-07 Journalist Kim Wall's head found in sea near Copenhagen Koge Bay, Copenhagen, Denmark
D. 2017-09-14 Reporter for prestigious newspaper eaten by crocodile Crocodile Rock, Sri Lanka
4. 2017-09-05 Indian journalist shot dead in Bangalore Ideal Home Layout, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore, Southern India
2017-08-22 Kim Wall: Headless body identified as missing journalist Copenhagen, Denmark
G. 2016-06-05 US journalist and translator killed in Afghan ambush Marjah, Southern Afghanistan
7. 2016-05-08 Pakistani activist Khurram Zaki murdered in Karachi
I. 2016-03-29 US election: Donald Trump aide charged with assault
J. 2015-12-26 China 'expels' French journalist over Uighur article Beijing

US journalist and translator killed in Afghan ambush Pakistani activist Khurram Zaki murdered in Karachi US election: Donald Trump aide charged with assault China 'expels' French journalist over Uighur article Virginia shooting: Father in gun reform appeal Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa found dead Al-Jazeera journalist arrested in Germany Prominent Malawian journalist killed in car accident Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian 'faces Iran spy trial' China jails journalist over leaked 'state secrets' Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt   Jailed al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has been deported from Egypt, state media say, and is flying to Cyprus   Hostages killed in Yemen rescue bid Map of Shabwa Yemen  UK-born US journalist Luke Somers and South African teacher Pierre Korkie have been killed by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen during a failed rescue bid British journalist, now ISIS hostage, sends message   Islamic State 'kills US hostage'
Slovakia journalist murder: Seven suspects released by police  All of the seven people arrested in connection with the killing of an investigative journalist in Slovakia have been released, police say Journalist Kim Wall's head found in sea near Copenhagen   The head of Swedish journalist Kim Wall has been found, two months after she disappeared on a trip with a Danish submariner, Danish police s... Reporter for prestigious newspaper eaten by crocodile   Paul McClean, 25, Financial Times journalist was killed by a crocodile while washing his hands at a lagoon in Sri Lanka during a holiday with... Indian journalist shot dead in Bangalore   Gauri Lankesh, 55, a prominent journalist critical of Hindu nationalist politics has been shot dead in the southern state of Karnataka, police... Kim Wall: Headless body identified as missing journalist Map of Copenhagen Denmark


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Mar.3   Slovakia


year 2017 Top ^

Oct.7   Denmark
Sep.14   Sri Lanka
Sep.5   Southern India
Aug.22   Denmark  
  A headless torso found in waters off Denmark has been identified as missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, Danish police say


year 2016 Top ^

Jun.5   Southern Afghanistan
May.8   Karachi
Mar.29   Florida


year 2015 Top ^

Dec.26   Beijing
Aug.27   Virginia
Aug.2   Mexico
Jun.20   Berlin
May.17   Malawi
Apr.20   Tehran
Apr.16   Beijing
Feb.1   Egypt


year 2014 Top ^

Dec.6   Yemen
Oct.21  Washington  US journalist Ben Bradlee dies at 93
Sep.18   United Kingdom
Sep.3  USA  Sotloff beheading: Murdered reporter's family speaks
Sep.2   Northern Syria  
  An Islamic State video has appeared which purports to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist being held hostage by the militants

Aug.27   USA  
  The mother of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist being held by Islamic State (IS) militants, has made an emotional video appeal for his release
Aug.24   London UK 'close' to identifying jihadist Aug.21   USA   ISIS militants threatened to kill journalist in email to family   In the days before journalist James Foley was brutally beheaded by a member of ISIS, an e-mail sent to Foley's family threatened his executi... Aug.19   Northern Iraq   Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley
  A video shows the beheading and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq
 James Wright Foley (October 18, 1973 August 19, 2014) was an American freelance journalist and photojournalist of the Syrian Civil War when he was abducted on November 22, 2012 in northwestern Syria. Foley is the first American citizen to be killed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Jul.24   Donbass Ukrainian journalist working for CNN detained by pro-Russian rebels Map of Donbass Palace Hotel Donetsk Ukraine
  Militants from the Donetsk People's Republic seized Anton Skiba on Tuesday evening as he returned to the Donbass Palace Hotel
Jun.17   Donbass Deadly attack on Russian TV crew Map of Luhansk Ukraine
  Igor Kornelyuk, a Russian state TV journalist, has been killed in a mortar attack near a village outside the east Ukrainian city, Russian media report


year 2013 Top ^

Aug.21   London NSA reporter files lawsuit over partner's detention
Map of Heathrow United Kingdom
  Journalist Glenn Greenwald said lawyers acting for his partner, David Miranda, who was detained at Heathrow, have filed a lawsuit
Jul.20   Washington US journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92 Map of White House USA
  Helen Thomas, a trailblazing journalist who covered the White House for nearly five decades, has died aged 92
Mar.17   Somalia Somalia frees rape row journalist
  Supreme Court has freed Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim imprisoned for interviewing a woman who alleged she had been raped by security forces


year 2012 Top ^

Nov.12   Syria     Syrian government denies holding missing journalist
  The Syrian government has told the parents of Austin Tice that it doesn't know where their son is
Nov.1   Athens Greek bank list editor on trial
Oct.29   Bolivia Journalist Fernando Vidal set alight on air Map of Yacuiba Bolivia
  A Bolivian radio journalist has been attacked by unidentified assailants while he was conducting a radio show in the southern city of Yacuiba
Oct.28   Greece Greece holds 'bank leak' reporter
  A Greek journalist has been arrested after publishing a list of about 2,000 Greeks who hold accounts with the HSBC bank in Switzerland Oct.2   Syria Video of missing journalist surfaces Apr.28   Colombia   Journalist missing in Farc raid Map of Caqueta Colombia
  A French journalist is missing after Farc rebels killed four soldiers trying to destroy cocaine laboratories
Feb.28   Syria     British journalist freed from Homs
  France's President Sarkozy has withdrawn an earlier statement that wounded journalist Edith Bouvier is also safely in Lebanon
Feb.25   New York   Journalist Marie Colvin likely to be buried in Syria
  The body of veteran correspondent for The Sunday Times of London will likely be buried inside Syria, her mother said
Jan.12   Syria     Opposition denies killing French journalist
  Syrian opposition group: Syrian security forces fired the shells that killed French journalist Gilles Jacquier
  Syria Syria offers 'deep regret' over journalist


year 2011 Top ^

Dec.15   Houston   Writer Christopher Hitchens dies
  British author, literary critic and journalist Christopher Hitchens has died, aged 62, according to Vanity Fair magazine
Jun.12   Iran Jailed Iran hunger striker dies Apr.14   Gaza Italian activist kidnapped found dead  Vittorio Arrigoni, an Italian humanitarian activist and journalist, who was kidnapped in Gaza has been found dead and one person is in custo... Mar.12   Eastern Libya Al-Jazeera journalist killed in Benghazi   Ali Hassan al Jaber, a cameraman, was killed in an apparent ambush, the first journalist killed in the country since the start of the civil ...

year 2010 Top ^

Nov.6   Moscow Journalist in dire condition after attack
  Investigators are searching for clues on yet another nearly fatal attack against Oleg Kashin, and authorities believe the assault is linked to his job
Feb.18   Sri Lanka   Murdered journalist honored as 'hero'
  Lasantha Wickrematunge, who was shot last year has been recognized by the International Press Institute as a hero for freedom of the press
Feb.3   Iran   Iran arrests rights activist
  Kaveh Ghasemi Kermanshahi, a leading Iranian human rights activist and journalist, was taken by seven security agents who searched his home


year 2009 Top ^

Oct.27   Saudi Arabia King spares journalist from the lash
  King Abdullah overturns a criminal court sentence of 60 lashes and a two-year travel ban imposed on female journalist Rosanna al-Yami
Sep.11   Baghdad   Early release possible for shoe-thrower
  Attorney: The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at Bush at a news conference in December could be released from jail as early as next week
Jul.29   Sudan Journalist could face flogging for pants
  Lubna al-Hussein could receive 40 lashings after she was caught wearing trousers that were too tight and alleged that a blouse too transparent
  Iran Iran to release prominent reformist May.22   Washington   Journalist jailed by Iran returns to U.S.
  Iranian-American Roxana Saberi returned to the United States after enduring a 100-day ordeal in an Iranian jail
May.14   Iran Freed reporter Saberi leaves Iran
  Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, 32, has left Iran following her release from jail earlier this week
May.11   Iran U.S. journalist freed in Iran
  Iran has released imprisoned Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi. The verdict against her was reversed in the appeal court May.6   Iran   Jailed U.S. journalist ends hunger strike  Roxana Saberi, 32, imprisoned in Iran has stopped her hunger strike after more than two weeks Apr.29   Iraq Dad of U.S. hunger striker questioned  The father of a journalist jailed for espionage in Iran said he was summoned to court and questioned about his daughter's hunger strike Apr.19   Iran     Iran leader urges reporter rights
  President Ahmadinejad has said an Iranian-American journalist jailed for spying must have her legal right to defend herself
Apr.18   Washington Obama dismayed by Iran sentence   Iran Iran jails journalist as US spy
  Roxana Saberi, 31, an Iranian-American journalist has been jailed for eight years by Iran after a brief trial held behind closed doors Mar.12   Baghdad   Iraqi jailed for Bush shoe attack  Muntadar al-Zaidi, a journalist hailed as a hero in the Arab world for throwing his shoes at US President has been jailed for three years Mar.2   Iran Father says U.S. journalist held; Iran
  Iran's Foreign Ministry: An American journalist reported by her father as being detained in Iran had been working there without a permit
Feb.19   Moscow Politkovskaya suspects acquitted Jan.30   Sunni Triangle Shoe-throwing monument removed Map of Tikrit Iraq
  The monument commemorating the journalist who hurled his shoes at Bush was taken down a day after it was erected at the Tikrit Orphanage
Jan.19   Moscow Human rights lawyer, journalist killed
  A masked man shot and killed Markelov known for his work on abuses by the Russian military in Chechnya and a journalist from Novaya Gazeta
Jan.4   Somalia Two kidnapped journalists reported freed
  British journalist Colin Freeman and Spanish photojournalist Jose Cendon,, both working for London's Daily Telegraph, were kidnapped in November


year 2008 Top ^

Dec.22   Baghdad Iraq shoe-thrower set for trial Dec.17   Baghdad   Shoe-throwing journalist faces court trial
  The case against Muntadhar al-Zaidi who threw his shoes at Bush has been referred to trial after the detained reporter met with a judge
Nov.19   Moscow   Public excluded from Politkovskaya trial
  The trial of 3 men accused of being involved in a plot to murder journalist Anna Politkovskaya will take place behind closed doors
Sep.3   North Caucasus 2nd Russian journalist in 3 days killed Map of Dagestan Russia
  Abdulla Alishayev, a host on one of the most popular Islamic TV stations, was shot in the head and shoulder while he was in his car
Sep.1   North Caucasus Mourners protest reporter's death Map of Nazran Russia
  More than 1,000 angry mourners turned the funeral for a journalist critical of Russia's government into a demonstration
Jun.8   Helmand Journalist for BBC killed Map of Helmand Afghanistan  Abdul Samad Rohani , an Afghan journalist working for the BBC was found dead, a day after he was abducted Jun.7   Somalia Leading journalist slain
  Nasteh Dahir Farah, 36, was gunned down in a targeted assassination, making him the 10th journalist to be killed in the country since last year
Mar.30   New Jersey 'Killing Fields' journalist dies
  A Cambodian-born US journalist Dith Pran's enslavement and escape from the Khmer Rouge became the subject of the famous film
Mar.21   Moscow Journalist hanged, stabbed to death
  Ilyas Shurpayev, a TV journalist was found dead in an apartment with a belt around his neck and numerous stab wounds
Jan.23   Northern Afghanistan Death sentence for Afghan reporter  A 3-judge panel has sentenced a student journalist to death for distributing a paper he printed off the Internet that allegedly blasphemed I...

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.24   Somalia   French journalist freed
  Cameraman Gwen Le Gouil, kidnapped eight days ago by tribal clan, was producing a television documentary about human trafficking
Dec.22   Somalia Kidnapped French journalist 'okay'
  Gwen Le Gouil kidnapped while producing a documentary about human trafficking has been allowed to use a mobile phone
Sep.15   Moscow   Reporter killing: Chechen 'held'
  Shamil Burayev, the former head of a district in Chechnya, has been arrested on suspicion of organizing the murder of journalist Politkovskaya Sep.14   China NY Times researcher freed
Jun.26   Gaza Militants renew threat to kill journalist
  'Army of Islam' claiming to hold BBC correspondent Alan Johnston renewed its threat to kill British journalist
Apr.19   Sweden     Abbas: Kidnapped reporter is alive
  Palestinian President said he was convinced a BBC journalist abducted in Gaza last month was still alive
Mar.22   Washington   U.S. blasts Italy's hostage exchange
  The United States is criticizing the deal to free 5 Taliban prisoners in exchange for the release of a journalist
Mar.19   Italy   Captive speaks of Taleban horror   Journalist Daniele Mastrogiacomo says he saw his captors cut off the head of one of two Afghans with him Jan.23   Istanbul Thousands mourn journalist Hrant Dink  Tens of thousands of people lined the streets to mourn a journalist of Armenian descent who was shot dead Jan.21   Istanbul Teen admits killing journalist   17 years old high school dropout Ogun Samast, arrested for gunning down journalist Dink, has no regrets Jan.20   Turkey Hrant Dink murder suspect caught  Prime Minister Erdogan: The main suspect in the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist has been arrested   Istanbul Dink suspect's picture released
  The authorities have released CCTV images of a man suspected of involvement in the death of a prominent journalist Jan.19   Armenia   Armenian anger at Turkish murder
  The Armenian government has condemned the murder in Istanbul of a prominent journalist Hrant Dink
  Istanbul Fury in Turkey at editor's murder   Istanbul Outspoken journalist shot dead
  Hrant Dink, 53, was a prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist who spoke out against the killings of Armenians early last century
 He was given a six-month suspended sentence in October 2005 after writing about the Armenian 'genocide' of 1915. Prime Minister Erdogan condemned his killing and said 2 suspects had been arrested


year 2006 Top ^

Oct.27   Mexico Shootouts kill journalist
Map of Oaxaca Mexico  2 shootouts left an American journalist dead in the city of Oaxaca where protesters have barricaded streets Oct.24   Gaza Palestinian militants kidnap AP journalist
  4 gunmen kidnapped Emilio Morenatti as he left his home
Oct.10   Germany   Murder mars Putin visit to Germany
  President Putin was likely to face awkward questions about the murder of journalist Politkovskaya
Oct.8   Moscow Russians remember killed reporter  Hundreds of people lit candles and laid flowers to pay tribute to prominent journalist Anna Politkovskaya Aug.26   Gaza   Israeli rocket hits Reuters car
  An Israeli air strike during a security operation has injured a news agency cameraman and a local journalist
Aug.9   Western Iraq 4 arrested in Jill Carroll kidnapping case
  4 Iraqi men have been detained in the kidnapping of U.S. journalist as a result of a dogged hunt by U.S. troops
Apr.2   Boston   Jill Carroll arrives in U.S.
  After nearly 3 months in captivity in Iraq, freed journalist was taken to the Christian Science Monitor
Mar.31   Iraq   Carroll praises insurgents in video
  American journalist, who was released after being held hostage, slams the United States Mar.30   Iraq Journalist Carroll freed
Mar.18   Iran   Dissident freed from jail
  Journalist Akbar Ganji has been freed from jail after 5 years for linking senior officials to the murder of dissidents
Feb.9   Kuwait   Abducted journalist makes new plea on TV  Journalist Jill Carroll appeared on Kuwaiti TV, urging the U.S. government to meet her kidnappers' demands Jan.30   Qatar   Video of abducted U.S. journalist airs  In new footage aired on Al-Jazeera, Carroll urged Americans to plead for the release of female Iraqi prisoners Jan.20   Turkey   Pope gunman freedom ended
  Court ruled that Mehmet Ali Agca, 48, should serve more time in jail for killing a journalist in 1979
Jan.3   Beijing Activist: Beijing frees journalist  An imprisoned Chinese journalist Jiang Weiping has been freed ahead of a trip to the U.S. by President Hu

year 2005 Top ^

Sep.30   USA CIA agent case reporter in court  New York Times journalist Judith Miller has begun testifying before a grand jury Sep.29   USA   CIA case reporter will testify
  New York Times journalist Judith Miller, jailed for refusing to reveal her sources, has been freed
Sep.25   Lebanon Bomb: Journalist critical
  A bomb was planted in the car of a prominent journalist, LBC anchorwoman May Chidiac
Sep.4   Iran   Dissident sent back to jail
  Journalist Akbar Ganji left hospital, where he was recovering from a hunger strike
Aug.22   Iran   Dissident calls off fast
  The journalist Akbar Ganji has ended his hunger strike
Jul.14   Haiti Star journalist murdered
  Jacques Roche, one of Haiti's best-known journalists and poets, has been found murdered
Jun.12   Iraq French journalist freed
  Florence Aubenas, 44, and her Iraqi interpreter have been freed after 5 months of captivity
Jun.4   Beirut Hundreds mourn Beirut journalist Apr.26   Italy Italian hostage blasts US report  Journalist Nicola Calipari has criticised the report into the killing of the agent who helped secure her release Mar.6   Italy Hostage fears troops targeted her Mar.5   Rome Wounded hostage back Mar.4   Iraq     U.S. wound reporter, killing bodyguard  U.S. soldiers attempted to warn the occupants of a car carrying a freed Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena   Ukraine Ex-minister 'kills self' Feb.16   Iraq Italian hostage pleads for her life
  The kidnapped journalist Giuliana Sgrenaearlier urged Italy to end the occupation of Iraq
Feb.9   Basra Iraqi TV journalist gunned down Feb.4   Baghdad Italian journalist abducted
  Giuliana Sgrena, 54, who works for the daily Manifesto newspaper, was snatched from her car in Baghdad


year 2004 Top ^

Aug.26   Iraq Italian journalist slain
  Berlusconi quickly condemned the execution of Enzo Baldoni while his government vowed to stay active in the war
Aug.22   Iraq Kidnappers free journalist Micah Garen
  French-American was released in Nasiriya along with his Iraqi translator after being kidnapped more than a week ago
Aug.13   Basra   British journalist freed in Basra
  James Brandon, 23, was set free after aides to militant Muqtada al-Sadr demanded his release


year 2003 Top ^

May.6   Gaza   Calls for probe of cameraman's death
  British journalist James Miller's colleagues believe the shot that killed him came from an Israeli armored personnel carrier
Apr.7   Iraq Iraqi missile kills 2 journalists
  Spanish journalist Parrado and German photographer Liebig was killed while traveling with the U.S. Army Jan.24   Colombia     3 freed, 2 journalists still captive
  The group released 3 Americans: journalist Pelton, Mark Wedeven, and Megan Smaker, to a Roman Catholic priest
Jan.22   Panama   U.S. to join search for 3 missing
  3 Americans are missing, one of them a journalist, believed kidnapped by a Colombian paramilitary group

year 2002 Top ^

Nov.26   Nigeria Miss World reporter faces fatwa Aug.28   UN Tribunal     Milosevic clashes with journalist
  The ex-Yugoslav president crossed swords with BBC journalist Rowland, disputing the objectivity of the corporation
Feb.13   Pakistan US journalist dead, says kidnapper
  An Islamic militant, Sheikh Omar Saeed has told a court that he kidnapped reporter Daniel Pearl
Feb.8   Pakistan 3 charged in Pearl kidnap case
  Police have formally charged men with aiding and abetting the kidnap of US journalist
Feb.5   Karachi 3 arrested for kidnapping journalist
  Men have been arrested in a raid on a Karachi house in a 'significant breakthough' in the search for Daniel Pearl
Feb.2   Pakistan   Abducted US journalist 'still alive'
  Wall Street Journal, the employer of Daniel Pearl, say they believe he is still alive
Feb.1   Pakistan   Confusion over US journalist's fate
  A deadline set by Mr Pearl's kidnappers expired. E-mail was saying he had been killed
Jan.31   New York Paper pleads for kidnapped journalist
  The Wall Street Journal has appealed to the kidnappers of Daniel Pearl to release him unharmed
  Pakistan   Threat to kill journalist delayed
  Militants believed to be holding the American journalist Daniel Pearl hostage
Jan.27   Pakistan   Militants kidnap US journalist
  The group is seeking better conditions for prisoners being held by the US in Cuba


year 2001 Top ^

Oct.5   Afghanistan   Taleban to release UK journalist
  Ms Ridley, 41, was arrested with her two guides
Feb.26   Kiev   Body identified as journalist
  A headless body found in a forest has been identified as that of Heorhiy Gongadze two months after he disappeared

before year 2000
Nov. 10, 1871   Tanzania   Sir Henry Morton Stanley meets Livingstone at Ujiji Map of Ujiji Tanzania
  A Welsh journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for missionary and explorer David Livingstone


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